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Managing Organizational Behaviour By Prof  Henry Tosi (University of Florida USA)

Managing Organizational Behaviour
by Prof Henry Tosi (University of Florida USA)

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Containing copious material on diversity, international organizational behavior, and ethics and values, this text bridges theory with modern leadership and managerial practices. It leads advanced undergraduates and MBAs through a discussion of individual behavior influences, the individual encounters upon contact with groups and organizations.
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Managing Organizational Behaviour by Prof Henry Tosi (University of Florida USA)

"Managing Organizational Behavior, Fourth Edition", bridges cutting-edge theory with modern leadership and managerial practices. This proven textbook leads advanced undergraduates and MBAs through a discussion of individual behavior influences to a consideration of the social influences the individual encounters upon contact with groups and organizations. The fourth edition contains copious new material on diversity, international organizational behavior, and ethics and values. Superior new pedagogical features, such as Guidelines for Managers and Focus Items, enhance the thorough application of theory and research to practical management. Exercises, examples, cases, and study questions have all been updated to illustrate key and current points throughout the text.

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Table of Contents


Preface.1. Introduction.An Historical View of Contemporary Organizational Behavior.Organizational Theory.Organizational Behavior.Current Trends and Challenges.Managing Organizational Performance.Plan of This Book.2. Personality and Individual Differences.Personality.The Bases of Personality.Approaches to Learning.Personality in Organization Settings.3. Attitudes, Perception and Judgement.The Nature of Attitudes.Why Attitudes Are Important.Cognitive Dissonance.Perception.Judgement Tendencies.4. Organizational Accommodation: Socialization, Careers and Commitment: Careers and Career Paths.Organizational Socialization.Organizational Commitment.Diversity and Work in Organizations.5. Theories of Motivation.Need Theories of Motivation.The Job Characteristics Approach.Achievement / Power Theory.Reinforcement Theory.Goal Setting Theory.Justice Theories of Motivation.6. Applied Motivation Theories.Management by Objectives.Positive Reinforcement Programs.Gainsharing.High Involvement Organizations.7. Stress in Organizations.Stress and Coping.Stress Manifestations.Sources of Stress.Stress and Individual Differences.8. Group and Team Performance Environment.Why Groups Form.Types of Groups.A Model of Group Effectiveness.The Group Performance Environment.9. Group Process and Effectiveness.Group Development.Group Norms.Group Cohesiveness, Cooperation and Competition.Social Influences.What Makes Groups Effective?10. Conflict. The Nature of Conflict.Conflict Reaction Styles.Diagnosing Conflict.Improving Organizational Response to Conflict.11. Decision Making.Characteristics of the Decision Process.Models of Decision Making.Improving Individual Decision Making.Improving Group Decision Making.12. Cultures: National and Organizational.The Hofstede Model of National Cultures.Organizational Consequences of Cultural Differences.Organizational Culture.Types of Organizational Culture.Organizational Culture - Special Cases.13. Organization Structure and Design.The Nature of Organization Structure.Organization Environments.Organization Design.Formal Organization Structures.14. Power and Politics in Organizations.The Bases of Influence.Acquiring and Maintaining Organizational Based Influence.Acquiring and Maintaining Personal Based Influence.Using Managerial Power in Organizations.15. Leadership in Organizations.Trait Approaches to Leadership.Behavioral Approaches to Leadership.Contingency Theories of Leadership.Process Theories of Leadership.Substitutes for Leadership.16. Organizational Change.How Our Work Life Is Changing.Resistance to Change.Stages of Successful Change.Helping Individuals Cope with Change.Implementing Change.Glossary.Index.

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GOR008638645
Managing Organizational Behaviour by Prof Henry Tosi (University of Florida USA)
Prof Henry Tosi (University of Florida USA)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2000-03-29
600
0631208836
9780631208839
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